Lead Technical Author

Lead Technical Author

Job Title: Lead Technical Author
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16852_1618995518
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 21, 2021 09:58

Job Description

Are you an experienced Technical Author with Defence or Aerospace experience? Our client is a leading provider of technical and documentation services to blue chip clients throughout the UK and Europe.

They have a strong track record in producing technical documentation for the MOD and currently have several major projects on the go. They are currently looking to recruit a Technical Publications Team Leader to join their growing Documentation department.
This position would suit an ambitious and experienced Technical Author who wants to take the next step in their career.

As a Lead Technical Author you will be involved in all aspects of the running of our clients Technical Publications department, in support of the Department Manager.
Responsibilities will include:
*Interrogating project databases, registers and repositories for source data in order to assess the impact to technical publications
*Manage workloads effectively and efficiently to meet the demands of the programme utilising available resource as necessary e.g. amendments and production of new technical publications including but not limited to Data Modules, OEM manuals, illustrations and schematics
*Deliver draft technical publications for engineering governance, within agreed timescales and to agreed company and customer acceptable quality standards, to support the resolution of any tasking requirements
*Provide helpdesk support for technical queries regarding technical publications
*Provide regular updates on the progress of all technical publication tasks as required

Essential requirements:
*Proven experience as a Technical Author within Defence or Aerospace sectors
*The ability to produce concise and accurate manuals from a variety of source information, predominantly engineering drawings, CAD data and system specifications
*Experience of producing publications to JSP (D) 543, AESP 0100 and ASD S1000D
*Common Source Data Base (CSDB) knowledge

Overview : Lead Technical Author
Salary Negotiable DOE

Lead Technical Author
Location, Gloucestershire/Bristol
Home working would be an option but there would be Travel required to the Bristol/Gloucester area

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.